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Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
An Evening with Chris ThileStrathmore
Tue. Nov 5 Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Art on TapThe Art League
Fri. Nov 1 Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired selected artwork. Local restaurants have chosen a brew/artwork coupling to serve as their muse to create the perfect complimentary appetizer.
Cirque MeiCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19 Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Nov. 5 – Dec. 22 Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna.
Atlanta Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1 the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
National Philharmonic: ARRIVAL FROM SWEEDEN. The Music of ABBAStrathmore
Sat. Nov 2
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
Kid Prince and PabloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3
NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14
Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra with Leon FleisherStrathmore
Tue. Nov 12
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The MusicalThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 23, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
Renée Fleming VOICES: Joyce DiDonatoThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 8 – 9
Balancing BodiesThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 31 – Nov. 2
Women Suffragists and the Men Who Supported ThemNational Archives
Thu. Oct 17
WNO: OtelloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 26 – Nov. 16